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Reign Of Terror

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Rivers and Life

Rivers and Life logoThis series tries to understand and reveal how the cultures and lives of millions of ordinary people are shaped by the magnificent waters they have lived along for years.

rock stars

rock stars logoNow, this docu-series has nothing to do with music. It chronicles the lives of a tight-knit company of rock technicians as they trek all over North America to stop nature in its tracks and prevent treacherous rock slides with the potential to kill unsuspecting travelers or even destroy entire communities. At a risky job site in Niagara Falls, the show joins the veterans who have experience on the slopes of mountains as they train the rookies in this highly skilled profession that requires leaving one’s family behind and being on call 24/7 for any emergency that arises. With situations ripe for collapse at any moment, these crews must also battle Mother Nature as they face the falling rock. They’ll scale boulders as big as an automobile, manhandle 300-pound hydraulic drills and stab 25-...

Rocket City Rednecks

Rocket City Rednecks logoBeing labeled a redneck is a badge of honor for the five Huntsville, Ala., residents featured in this series. Perhaps it's because, in actuality, they are a heck of a lot smarter than people may think. Led by Travis Taylor, a research scientist with the Department of Defense who holds five advanced degrees, the crew spends weekends mixing a little hillbilly ingenuity with advanced engineering and physics.
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Rome Revealed

Rome Revealed logoAs the basis of Western civilisation, Rome is the most enduring superpower the world has ever seen. But, despite its fame, experts are still unveiling new insights into this mighty and bloodthirsty civilisation. Using interviews and dramatic reconstructions to recreate the empire's epic history, this series takes a new look at the culture that created the modern world. Featuring the latest discoveries, we delve into every aspect of Roman life - including the bloody sporting spectacle of the gladiators in the Colosseum and the technological advances that allowed the legions to crush all opposition and conquer most of the known world. Investigating the infamous assassination of Julius Cesar and exploring whether Caligula was really the insane tyrant history suggests, we also meet the legenda...

Rome's Greatest Battles

Rome's Greatest Battles logoThis well-crafted, two-part documentary takes a more sober look at its bloody past. Those naughty Romans are at it again. If it’s not orgies, it's slaughter. This could have been named Mark Antony's finest hour, as it focuses on his and Octavian's battle to avenge the assassination of Julius Caesar. Brutus and Cassius were the guilty pair and it was the end of a bloody battle they decided to do themselves in: a classic case of living and dying by the sword. It was the high point Mark Antony's career, though his life was about to get more interesting. He left his missus and shacked up with Cleopatra. Naughty Romans, like we said. The films mix fact with re-enactment.

Salvage Code Red

Salvage Code Red logoIn National Geographic Channel’s Salvage Code Red, salvors race against time to rescue stricken ships, their cargo and crew, and prevent environmental disaster. Divers venture with helmet cameras inside sunken vessels to capture gripping footage of abandoned behemoths. The series takes viewers inside the bowels of a burning ship while intricate CGI illustrates the immense challenges, and some innovative solutions, in hauling and repairing a sinking vessel. In Firestorm, a multi-million dollar ferry becomes an inferno, burning uncontrollably for days until a salvage crew climbs onboard to battle lingering blazes, and savage seas tear apart a U.K. truck ferry. Two rookie salvage masters undergo a baptism by fire in Typhoon Showdown when a typhoon-battered Russian coal freighter forces the...

Sea Patrol UK

Sea Patrol UK logoHigh seas, high drama. A documentary series charting the work of the elite teams that patrol the world's busiest waterway - the English Channel.

Seconds From Disaster

Seconds From Disaster logoSeconds From Disaster is a documentary that investigates the worst man-made disasters and several natural disasters in modern history, and analyzes the causes and events that led up to each disaster. The documentary features reenactments, interviews, testimony, and CGI to reconstruct the sequence of events second-by-second to the audiences. The CGI segments are prefaced by the narrator with the phrase "Advanced computer simulation will take us where no camera can: into the heart of the disaster zone". The series is broadcast on the National Geographic Channel

Secret Access (2011)

Secret Access (2011) logoEver wonder what it takes to fly the President’s plane? Or what goes on behind doors at some of the most secretive organizations in the world, like the CIA, the NSA, and the US Secret Service? In Secret Access, National Geographic shows you, granting you an all-access pass deep inside never-before-seen places. From top secret government organizations to the world’s most elite military units, we’ll show you high stakes worlds where disaster waits just around the corner. Journey into a world of secrets, all caught on tape for the very first time.
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